Several Lindenwood students and alumni got a glimpse into the world of event management by working and interning at the 100th PGA Championship in St. Louis. The championship, one of the PGA’s most attended events in history was held at Bellerive Country Club Aug. 5 through 12. The students began their internships in early June and worked through the post-event festivities on Aug. 24.
If you’ve ever dreamed of throwing out a first pitch at a St. Louis Cardinal game at Busch Stadium, Lindenwood University is raffling off a chance to do just that, along with four all-inclusive tickets to the game. Proceeds benefit the Lions Reserve Fund, which provides assistance for students whose financial aid has run out before they have finished school.
Lindenwood University-Belleville Athletics is kicking off the fall 2018 season with women’s and men’s soccer matches tomorrow, Aug. 16 at the annual Mayor’s Cup exhibition game against Southwestern Illinois College. The men will take the field at 4:40 p.m., with the women following at 7 p.m. at the Lindenwood Stadium.
Lindenwood University’s Chad Kerksick, director of the Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory, was among a group of experts quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on sports nutrition, specifically, the importance of protein intake.
The online Master’s in Art History program at Lindenwood University has been ranked third in the United States by GradSchoolHub.com.
The Lindenwood University School of Education hosted Triad Training for fall 2018 for all teacher candidates, cooperating teachers, and Lindenwood supervisors on Aug. 9, 2018, in Harmon Hall.
Professor Beth Mead, the program director for the Master of Fine Arts in Writing program, signed a contract with Adelaide Books to publish her book, Dancing Madly, in 2019.
Lindenwood University has announced that St. Louisan Lisa O’Brien Enger will be the university’s vice president for university relations. The veteran executive will start in the new position on Sept. 1 and will direct the university’s marketing, communication, development, and alumni relations efforts.
The Lindenwood University online master’s degree in gifted education has been ranked 13th in the nation by TheBestSchools.org.
Alex Gauspohl from Timberland High School in the Wentzville School District has been named the 2018 recipient of Lindenwood University’s Pachyderm Scholarship, which is presented in cooperation with the St. Charles Country Pachyderm Club. The award was announced at the club’s meeting this summer in St. Charles.